govardhan puja (2)

8174498287?profile=RESIZE_584x Mayapur community devotees had a fantastic Govardhan Puja celebration with abhishek, Govardhan lila class, annakut and circumambulation of Giriraj. The  program started with Mangala-Arati at 4:30am, followed by Srimad Bhagavatam class at 7am by HH Bhakti Vighna Vinasa Narasimha Swami.

Darshan-Arati which all devotees were eagerly waiting for took place in no time just after Bhagavatam class at 8am, the Deities were glowing and full of glory as always, smiling shining and pouring out their

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Krishna Lifts the Govardhan Hill.
Once in the beautiful land of Vraja,
For Lord Indra they wanted to do a puja
Begging to Indra to supply them rain
So that in time they can harvest their grain

Seeing this Krishna was not happy,
He told his father this is unnecessary,
‘You should worship Govardhana hill,
This is what I really feel’

The gopas and gopis were all so happy,
To worship Govardhan they were all ready,
With laddu, halava, pakora and puri
They offered it all to Govardhana joyfully


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